My name is Vishwas Talwalkar; I am a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Lexington and Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Kentucky. My expertise is all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics and complex spinal deformity and I am certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. I am involved in a broad spectrum of research with a focus on the areas of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, spinal deformity and clubfoot. I have been a recipient of research awards from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the resident teaching award from the University of Kentucky.
I graduated summa cum laude from Murray State University and obtained my medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. I completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University and sub-specialized in pediatric orthopaedics and spine surgery with training at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.
I am a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Scoliosis Research Society, the Association of Children’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. I continue to be active in multiple leadership positions in these organizations.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics
Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas
Certifications or Special training
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
First Floor, Wing C
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284
Shriner's Hospital for Children
1900 Richmond Road
Lexington KY 40502
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